Catherine S. Edwards Catherine Starbling Edwards, 81, died Saturday evening, Oct. 9, 2004, at National Health Care in Greer, S.C. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road Chapel (850-893-4177), with burial at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 1 p.m. EDT until the service today at the the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 4665 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, FL 32309. Before her retirement, she was employed by the New York Telephone Co. For more than 20 years, she worked as a plant-assignment supervisor in Jamaica and Huntington. She was a former member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church of Tallahassee. An avid quilter, gardener and animal enthusiast, she will be remembered most by her family and friends as a compassionate humanitarian and supporter of many community organizations, including the American Humane Society. Mrs. Edwards is survived by a daughter, Lorraine Edwards DeJong (and husband Chris) of Greer; two granddaughters, Nina and Holly; a sister, Bertha Starbling Parker of Marietta, Ga.; and more than 13 nieces and nephews.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Oct. 15, 2004.